Quiz: How High Can You Fly? June 20, 2016 Are you ready to Explore on the Go? Celebrate the history and science of air travel with our high-flying quiz created by bloggers Alexa, Amy, Becca, Jason, Liv, Mary, Ramona and Shilo. Wright Brothers Orville and Wilbur were the first people to successfully fly a plane. Their sister supported their work. Who was the Wright Sister?Katharine WrightRuth WrightBessy WrightWhich of these women is not a famous aviator?Bessie ColemanRuth ElderRosalind FranklinWho were the passengers on the first hot air balloon?A chimp, a pig and a roosterA cat and a dogA duck, a chicken and a sheepIf you were going to build your own hot air balloon, what material would be the best to use?Tissue paperNewspaperConstruction paperIn 1903, the Wright Brothers flew in the world’s first airplane. How far did they fly?120 feet800 feet12 feetThe first woman to fly across the English Channel was also the first woman licensed as a pilot in the United States. Who was she?Jacqueline CochranHarriet QuimbyAmelia EarhartWhich aircraft is considered the first modern airliner?Douglas DC-7Ford Tri-MotorBoeing 247DFor a plane to fly, these four forces have to work together. What are they?weight, drag, lift, thrustpitch, yaw, roll, elevatepressure, flap, rudder, yokeThe first people to fly around the world were from which country?FranceUnited StatesItalyWhat was the name of the group of African-American military pilots who fought in World War II?The Triple NicklesThe BlackjacksThe Tuskegee Airmen How is the information I enter in this webform being protected? Any information you send using this webform is protected in transit with SSL encryption. Visit our Privacy Statement to learn more about how your personal information is handled and protected. Information submitted in this webform is secure. Learn More.